Woman’s Home Companion Cook Book 1942 Wartime Postscript. First Edition, First Printing.



Woman’s Home Companion Cook Book 1942 Wartime Postscript: Woman’s Home Companion Cook Book, with a forward by Editor Willa Roberts and an introduction by Dorothy Kirk, Food Editor. Woman’s Home Companion. Published by P.F. Collier and Son Corporation, New York. Copyrighted in 1942. First Edition, first printing, with the Wartime Postscript at the front, on page x. Yes, this is the cream-colored hard cover edition. Hard cover, 951 pages.   This is a solid copy of Woman’s Home Companion Cook Book. The binding is sound.  The front hinge has been reinforced with clear librarian’s tape. The cover is in excellent vintage condition. The back hinges is intact. There is some moderate shelf wear on the edges and corners of cover, and the pages are mostly clean and clear, with just some tiny spots from careful use.

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